NextGen 2022 sports industry leaders revealed

A brand new group of 30 top professionals from across the UK sports industry were announced today as the Sports Industry NextGen Leaders for 2022.

As the industry-leading professional development program returns for its seventh year, the 2022 cohort reflects a group of individuals who have led in new ways and echo a more inclusive, diverse and vibrant industry as it begins. to move forward.

Together they possess a wide range of skills including business and sales partnerships, community engagement, legal advice, social media, digital and data expertise, finance, talent management and emerging technologies. .

They represent a wide range of organizations, from multinational brands to charities and foundations, but together they constitute a representative cross section of our leading sports industry. Among the personalities featured are talented individuals such as DAZN, TikTok, Deloitte, Aston Martin, Octagon, Ear to the Ground, LTA, COPA90 and Chelsea FC.

The full list of Leaders can be viewed HERE.

The group will benefit from a one-year leadership program that includes tailored training, personal development and networking opportunities, in addition to the powerful and lasting friendships that leaders make together.

Dylan Pugh, Managing Director of Sport Industry Group, said:  

“I am delighted that we are able to support the development of this group of extremely talented young professionals through the Sport Industry NextGen program”

“The 2022 cohort represents a special future for the sector. He is collectively ambitious, intelligent, diverse and creative. As the program grows stronger, we look forward to working with leaders and our partner organizations as we embark on an exciting leadership package for the next year.

Launched by Sport Industry Group in 2015, the Sport Industry NextGen Leaders network now has over 200 alumni, whose global influence, power and creativity increase each year as emerging leaders and talents within the industry.

Created for those aged 30 and under, this prestigious professional development program offers top emerging talent a tailored one-year leadership package that includes in-depth training, personal development and networking opportunities. Leaders have direct access to some of the brightest minds and top organizations in sport and business for interactive sessions on best practice, learning and leadership.

All of this, in addition to the powerful ongoing network that leaders together form, make Sport Industry NextGen the number one professional development program for our industry.